Monica Wehby’s campaign has self-destructed due to scandals and stumbles, making the once-concerning Oregon race a rare bright spot in a slog of an election year for Democrats. How did it all go wrong?
The doctor hospitalized today at Bellevue Hospital in NYC with ebola symptoms has tested positive for the virus, The New York Times is reporting. Dr. Craig Spencer returned to NYC Oct. 14 after treating ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders.
Bristol Palin has now broken her silence with a fusillade directed at basically everyone about Hunter Biden, Chelsea Clinton and about how, if the media weren't out to get her family, she'd be toasted as a "feminist hero." As on the night in question, she claims she only retaliated against the homeowner whose party her family crashed in the stretch Hummer limo after he became violent with her - notwithstanding the fact that all the other witnesses at the party (with the exception of the Palin family) to Anchorage police that she attacked first.
Of course, beyond the particulars of who struck first, the harder questions about violent white rural youths remain largely undiscussed.
As you have no doubt heard a member of the Canadian military and an attacker were killed today in the Canadian Parliament complex in Ottawa in what appears to be the second ISIL-inspired 'lone wolf' terrorist attack in Canada this week. Amidst all the other details and repercussions of this incident, there's one detail that I didn't fully grasp until this evening. And that is that the guy who shot and killed Michael Abdul Zehaf Bibeau, thus ending the attack, wasn't just someone from the Sergeant-at-Arms office but the actual Sergeant-at-Arms, 58 year old Kevin Vickers - the holder of an office that is largely ceremonial in nature.
After the national Dems jump back into the Kentucky Senate race, McConnell's campaign releases a memo and internal poll showing him 8 points ahead of Grimes. The public polls have ranged from ties to healthy McConnell leads. But only one other recent poll - and that, Rasmussen - has shown an 8 point spread.